**Critique of Modules**

**Consider these questions:**

- What is the intended audience?
- Is this audience well-considered throughout the module?
- Is the information appropriate?
- Is the information given accessible to teachers? Students?
- Is the writing clear?
- What is the purpose of studying the material? (See also #14 and #15)
- How does it fit with the curriculum? (See also #8)
- Has the proper amount of original source material been selected?
- Is there appropriate historical content?
- Ambient social history
- Biography
- Mathematical content
- Notation, mathematical paradigms
- Balance of math vs. history
- Is the mathematical annotation appropriate? Too little? Too much?
- How will it be used in the classroom?
- What actually happens in class?
- How will assignments work? (See also #9)
- Are there exercises, and are they appropriate?
- Appropriate difficulty level?
- Are they well chosen to demonstrate concepts?
- Is everything correct?
- Are the references adequate and useful?
- Is the reader enticed into further exploration? (See also #13)
- Will this motivate students?
- What will students learn?
- Will this help with something students have trouble with?

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